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Project Leader II

ACT Consulting
Columbia, SC
  • Expired: November 30, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job DescriptionMy name is Stephanie Leavitt and I am a Senior Recruiter/Account Manager with ACT Consulting. We have an urgent contract opening for a Project Leader II with our direct client. Please take a moment to review the job description.

If this is something you are interested in, please send a copy of your resume to or call me on 860-426-8688. Also, if you are not interested and know someone who may be a fit for this job, we do offer a competitive referral fee.We have an urgent need for a Project Leader II in Columbia, SC (REMOTE to start until covid restrictions lifted)Assignment Length: Contract for 12 months+ strong chance of being converted to full timeRates: around $54 hourly on w/2 depending on experiencePOSITION SUMMARY:Responsible for overall coordination, status reporting, and stability of project-oriented work efforts. Responsible for moderate number of work efforts simultaneously that vary from a smaller to a moderate scale, with...

smaller number of hours to moderate number of hours, and with moderate system impacts and moderate scope and complexity. Adheres to project management processes and methodologies to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budgeted hours, adheres to high quality standards, and meets ISSM expectations. Monitors project plans, assignments and work efforts on a daily basis.

Ensures resource needs are assigned appropriately and escalates functional, quality, timeline issues. Tracks key project milestones and adjusts project plans to meet the needs of work effort. Responsible for leading the project from inception to final business acceptance and implementation.Technical Background:Required Exstream Software experience, and preferred experience with Live-Editor (an "online" product of Exstream SoftwareSystems:Exstream SoftwareMedicare Part A FISS System), and Part B (MCS System).System Analyst/System DeveloperRequired Work Experience:5 years IT experience in a leadership capacity, including 2 years experience leading two or more concurrent project teams.Require Skills and Abilities:Excellent communications (verbal and written) skills with assertive yet customer-focused style.

Advanced leadership skills in a team or project environment. Excellent problem solving and conflict management/resolution skills. Advanced analytical and organizational skills with attention to detail.

Strong understanding of project management principles and methodologies, information systems, business processes, and the key drivers and measures of success for the business unit and the organization. Advanced competency in management of resources to meet goals and multiple projects. Strong ability to lead multiple multidiscipline, high-performance work teams throughout project life cycle.

Strong ability to negotiate terms and scope of work documents. Advanced ability to prepare and present formal presentations. Ability to manage all phases of work effort from inception to completion.

Effective strategic thinking skills. Demonstrated proficiency in conducting analysis of project triple constraints.Required Software and Tools:Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and project management tools.JOB DESCRIPTION:25% Develops and monitors project plans, risk management plans, and project documentation from scope to post implementation. Ensures project documentation and deliverables are complete, on budget, within scope, and in accordance with standards.20% Identifies items that impact the scope, budget, risk, and resources of the work effort.

Monitors resource requirements based on project specifications. Ensures resources are assigned to meet project objectives while managing project hours budgeted.20% Responsible for the development, execution, and maintenance of project communications. Facilitates effective communications between all parties involved in the project and/or work efforts.

This will include meetings, correspondence, status reports and other documentation.20% Identifies the impa

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